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I Have Pierced My Ear Cartilage

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    I Haven't Been

    to the very top like i've wanted. So far, the highest i've gotten was on my 6th hole! It was still in my cartilage area...and it did hurt like HELL!! i'm VERRRY  tollerant to pain..but that was just..a pain in the ***! .
    lostprophet lostprophet 22-25, F Dec 26, 2009

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    Piercing My Own Cartilage

    This is one of my first little rebellious acts against my parents in 7th grade.  Noone at the time had a cartilage peircing and my mom was agianst letting me have one.  So I decided to pierce my own cartilage and hide it  with my medium length brown hair at the...
    ihaveep ihaveep 18-21, F Sep 1, 2009

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    Totally Inappropriate...

    ...for a journalist or lawyer to have their cartilage pierced. Oh, well! LMAO ;D
    vinividivici21 vinividivici21 22-25, F Aug 19, 2008

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    Got mine pierced a couple of months ago,

    now there's a lump just below the earring and it's around the same size as the stud, but it seriously hurts if anything touches it. It's not red or anything like that, but it's been there for a few weeks and doesn't seem to be going anywhere. I don't want to take the earring out...
    Lover2cheese Lover2cheese 16-17, F 1 Response Jan 17

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    I repierced mine today actually.

    A year ago, I got it done professionally but it hurt so much that I took out the earring, and never put it back on. It closed up and.. Yeah. So today I decided to re pierce it myself. And it didn't hurt at all. It's been a couple hours and it feels fine. No redness.no swelling...
    jennamarie210 jennamarie210 13-15, F 1 Response Jan 10, 2014

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    Industrial Piercing

    I just had an industrial piercing today after much deciding and i love it. It hardly hurt having it done except the bit when theyv'e taken the needle out to put the bar in. I have to make sure i remember not to answer my phone on my normal side. The guy who did it said i was very...
    bubblegum84 bubblegum84 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 6, 2010

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    I Can't Think Of A Title

    I got mine pierced a year ago. I remember seeing cartilage piercings on characters in television shows, and I thought that they looked very cool and unique.So I decided that I would get it pierced (along with a piercing right above the ear lobe) At first,my mother was against it...
    mossygreen mossygreen 16-17, F Feb 13, 2011

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    Related Experiences

    I just got them pierced(: What do us think?
    shaunrain shaunrain 18-21, M 2 Responses Feb 11

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    finally found some 16gauge green earrings that I just love they feel amazing and I don't want to take them out I got my second hole too
    russep1990 russep1990 22-25, M Feb 23

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    I have had my left one for over 20 years. I used to ride bike to sturgis and on one trip I bought a pair and just pushed both throug on my left ear. When I got back my wife grabed...
    jerbare jerbare 56-60, M 3 days ago

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    My ears are 1 inch now. I knew that was the size I wanted when i first started stretching my ears. It took me about a year to get to an inch. I love them and never regret doing it...
    bluerain33 bluerain33 22-25, F 1 Response 6 days ago

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    For what it's worth... You are valuable and fiercely loved even with NO body modifications... By your real friends. If I were able, men & women, I WOULD stand up for you in front...
    poiema poiema 36-40, M 3 Responses Feb 14

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    Ok. I don't mean to be a moron. I admit, I am up in years. I never liked being shoved in a direction opposite of who I am, that's why I told someone off, I know what it's like... I...
    poiema poiema 36-40, M 1 Response Feb 15

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    I got my first holes done when I was 11.
    IngensImpetum IngensImpetum 18-21, M 1 Response 6 days ago

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    Been about three years but my lobes are at 1/2 inch and I love them. I might stretch them a tad more though. Idk if they are quite large enough.
    Sxculent Sxculent 18-21, F Feb 5

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    At 2g right now!! I think I'm going to stop at 0 or 00 :)
    churchdadatnight churchdadatnight 18-21, F Feb 20

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    I've been stretching for nearly four years and I'm up to 9/16, finally. 1 5/8 is my goal but if I get up to 7/8, I'll be happy.
    NoF7cksSeven NoF7cksSeven 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 22

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    Pet owners will often time find that their pets have ear problems. This is something that happens sometimes, and the truth is that it can really be frustrating, especially if you...
    davidrichardno davidrichardno 26-30, M 2 days ago

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    You are human You are a miracle You can care You can share You can love You can listen You can reassure You can give your presence You can be truthful You can be creative You can...
    peaceful48 peaceful48 46-50, M 1 Response Feb 24

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    It means a lot to me that someone is willing to share their experience, but this is EP, so...well, when I was early 14 I felt suicidal. I told my parents and willingly went to the...
    soccacutie23 soccacutie23 13-15, F 2 Responses Feb 15

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    1. I don't want to go to heaven if it's comfortable. That would be hell. I need something to overcome. A journey through the snow to get to the cabin and the fireplace. A warm meal...
    rustyskills rustyskills 41-45, M 5 days ago

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    I have 5 on each lobe, my tragus, my cartilage, and my belly button. I plan on getting more on my ears, my nose, and my lip. Maybe even a microdermal somewhere.😋
    AveryWeinstein AveryWeinstein 16-17, F 1 Response Feb 11

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    I can finally say that I am. I have had my ears pierced for awhile but this past week I got my 1st tat and my nips pierced. I plan on getting more tats and maybe 1 more piercing in...
    arkiesocks arkiesocks 41-45, M 1 Response Feb 22

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    I can finally say that I am. I have had my ears pierced for awhile but this past week I got my 1st tat and my nips pierced. I plan on getting more tats and maybe 1 more piercing in...
    arkiesocks arkiesocks 41-45, M 3 Responses Feb 22

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    I got my first lobes when I was about 7, my second lobes when I was 12, and my third lobes during winter break. I have a cartilage in my left ear that I got when last summer. Then...
    vball313 vball313 13-15, F Feb 19

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    I got two on each lobe when I was a teen. I then got my belly button the first week within being a freshman in college. Then I got my nose around Christmas of that year. I'm a...
    ash667 ash667 18-21, F 4 days ago

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    A part of me is determined not to forget even though it only brings me pain! I feel responsible for remembering and carrying the pain with me into every facet of my life.The most...
    lauren71 lauren71 41-45, F 1 Response 3 hrs ago

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    Since couple Of months one of my friend (boy) was looking at earrings without getting them done ... So as a birthday gift I get him some hoops (thick ones) and inserted a voucher...
    Clarrisse Clarrisse 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 24

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    I am 26 and have been struggling with pica for 20 years. When I was a kid (6 years old) I started to eat the stuffing out of couches. It started off as a little here and there but...
    keepitlikeasecret keepitlikeasecret 26-30, F 3 hrs ago

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    I finally got the third hole in each ear. I'm super happy about it. This will be it... No more for me. 
    Vanaheim Vanaheim 31-35, F 1 Response Feb 9

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    For me piercings get so addictive so far I have had 5 piercings & 2 re-pierced I have also made my nose go from a 16g to a 10g & hopefully soon to a 8g. I'm also getting my...
    BatVein BatVein 16-17, F 4 days ago

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    The wish to has become stronger now I've been pressured more in my life. I'm now forced weekly to go and see two women and get humiliated early in the morning. It's forced upon me...
    1lonelydaisy 1lonelydaisy 41-45 2 hrs ago

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    13 piercings about to be 15 ears, facial, chest, and down stairs
    SelfHarmGirl96 SelfHarmGirl96 18-21, F 4 Responses Feb 25

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    I'm so ready to get mine pierced in the summer. I'm getting an Eiffel tower belly button ring! Belly button piercings are cute! :) 🗼
    MajesticMia MajesticMia 16-17, F 2 Responses Feb 11

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    Hey all, part AND parcel to who I am, is to try aiding people but also helping YOU to stand for each other. If our group is to be successful, we each must know our limitations. I...
    poiema poiema 36-40, M Feb 15

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    I have had 2 in my left ear for many years. Got my right done a few months ago. got my nips done a few days ago.
    arkiesocks arkiesocks 41-45, M 4 Responses Feb 22

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    I seriously want to get my nose pierced also my cousin got a fake one and this what I look like in mine
    purpleisyummy76 purpleisyummy76 13-15, F 5 days ago

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    I got my belly button pierced finally!!!😍
    Heathersmith34 Heathersmith34 16-17, F 2 Responses 3 days ago

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    I have my bellybutton pieced yes and I think it's got a nice "ring" to it lol no it's a stud
    1poker 1poker 22-25, F 3 Responses Feb 7

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    I had been best friends with my friend Austin since we were in preschool. I loved him and we were so close. We disconnected in 7th grade, but he ended up showing up to my school as...
    Psalm102 Psalm102 16-17, F 3 Responses Feb 8

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    I have a very secret weakness for tattoos and piercings. I love seeing those with tattoos and piercings. I am hoping to get a couple of tats and my nips pierced soon.
    redheadfemale redheadfemale 31-35, F 6 Responses Feb 8

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    I got my septum pierced on saturday so far it doesn't hurt and hardly gets dirty and I clean it when I need to on the clock!
    RedDog123321 RedDog123321 18-21, M a week ago

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